Incredible Instant Pot French Onion Soup
Gooey goodness! Made oh so easily in the instant pot :-)
Curl up with a mug of this delicious french onion soup to make any day amazing! This savory soup combines THREE different types of onions to create that perfect onion balance.
Oh and because this is a nutrition blog… I will let ya know that onions are actually VERY healthy for you! Studies have found that onion consumption (especially red onions!) caused a decrease in blood glucose (sugar) in individuals with diabetes (1, 2).
Research also suggests a correlation between eating onions and a decrease in multiple different cancers (3).
And that’s not all! Onions may even improve liver function (4)!
Woop woop! Tasty and good for ya! What more could you want?
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Instant Pot Onion Soup Tips
Why use THREE different types of onions?
Sweet Onions (aka Vidalia or Walla Walla)- are well, sweet. If you love a sweet onion soup you can go ahead and only use sweet onions.
Red Onions- add a deeper onion flavor with a little sharpness. Red onion is added to balance out the sweet onion.
Shallot - A great balance of sweet, bold flavor, and richness.
So, if you add all three together you get THE PERFECT SOUP.
What is the best way to cut the onions?
Try not to cry! Here are a few tips to avoid the onion tears
Use a sharp knife!
Set onions in freezer for 15 minutes prior to cutting
Also, try chopping them under running water (but be careful!)
Slice onion in half
Chop off the ends of the onion and remove the outside skin
Chop into 1/4 inch slices